SwineCast 0283 for March 4 2008

SwineCast 0283 Show Notes:

  • Farm Bill negotiations continue with comments from Ag Secretary Shafer
  • Bernie Peet weighs in with thoughts on reaching 30 pigs per sow per year. Link to his website.
  • Practitioner Doug Powers shares experience with 'energy' products and sow nutrition
  • Dr. Peter Brooks of the Univ of Plymouth discusses group housing nutrition... learnings from the E.U.

2008 Banff Pork Seminar: Mark Chambers from SunTerra

Mark Chambers from SunTerra outlines how his company expanded its Hispanic workforce and what they’re doing to help ease the transition to a different area and culture.

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2008 Banff Pork Seminar: Dr. Julie Menard’s practical PRRS experience and treatment

Dr. Julie Menard’s practical experience and treatment of PRRS in her operation.

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SwineCast 0270 for January 18 2008

SwineCast 0270 Show Notes:

  • Chavez ready to take over agriculture in VenezuelaWalking to Dinner in Banff
  • Rabobank's Fiona Boal looks at pork production outside North America
  • Canadians in Minnesota for Pork Congress.. next stop for delegation (and me) is Iowa Pork Congress. See you there?

Latest 2008 Banff Pork Seminar photos

Latest 2008 Banff Pork Seminar photos

SwineCast 0269 for January 15 2008

Dr Dennis Avery at BanffSwineCast 0269 Show Notes:

  • Special conversation with agricultural realist Dr Dennis Avery following his presentation at the Banff Pork Seminar

SwineCast will be at the 2008 Banff Pork Seminar

With less than a month until to the Banff Pork Seminar (to be held January 15 to 18, 2008), SwineCast is offering you the opportunity to provide input on topics of interest and issues of concern. It’s just part of our commitment to facilitate conversation between all segments of the pork production community – so that you can share your ideas with others in the industry.
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